There are 2 translations of choke in Spanish:

choke1

Pronunciation: /tʃəʊk/

vt

  • 1 (stifle) [person/animal] estrangular, ahogar*, asfixiar let go, you're choking me suelta, que me estás estrangulando or ahogando or asfixiando this collar is choking me este cuello me está estrangulando choking fumes gases (mpl) asfixiantes a voice choked by sobs una voz ahogada en llanto
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    • The dog snapped its jaws open and closed inches from Rae's face and he could smell the animal's fetid breath, choking him, causing him to gag.
    • I would wake up fighting and trying to prevent someone from choking me.
    • Sometimes referred to as a chain or choke chain collar, if used properly it should never choke your dog.
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    • Could you suggest a strategy for choking the weeds and getting the field to a pure stand of timothy or a mixture good for horses?
    • In a SAC area if a farmer wishes to kill off the ivy that is choking his trees or menacing his buildings, he is not free to do so.
    • In most of the urban areas, the avenue trees are choked to death as the tree base is completely covered by concrete slabs, leaving little space for aeration.
  • 2 2.1 (block) [pipe/drain/channel] atascar*, obstruir*, taponar (Col) , tapar (AmL) the roads were choked with traffic las carreteras estaban congestionadas de tráfico 2.2 (overwhelm) the garden is choked with weeds el jardín está invadido de malezas
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    • ‘This will no doubt become a factor choking the future development of the local real estate market,’ Hua said.
    • The noxious weed of clericalism has choked the development of a people's church.
    • Apart from choking growth in Germany, this increase had the unwelcome consequence of launching the euro at an inappropriately high level.
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    • Roads into the village were choked with traffic heading for the ever-popular event, which lined The Borough from end to end.
    • ‘The area is already choked with traffic but there is no solution to that in these plans,’ said Mr. Mayling.
    • The town is choked with traffic daily and the situation on the Northern bank holiday weekend really put the tin hat on things.

vi

  • ahogarse*, asfixiarse to choke on sth atragantarse or (AmL tb) atorarse con algo she choked on a bone se atragantó or (AmL tb) se atoró con un hueso, se le atragantó un hueso to choke with laughter morirse* or desternillarse de risa to choke with anger no poder* hablar de la furia
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    • My heart leapt into my throat and I practically choked on it.
    • Alex's voice got stuck in her throat and she nearly choked on nothing.
    • She woke, and as the cry died in her throat, she almost choked on it.

Phrasal verbs

choke back

v + adv + o
[tears] contener*, tragarse* I choked back my anger me contuve

choke off

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 (cut off) [supply/flow] cortar 1.2 (interrupt) (BrE) [colloquial/familiar], cortar, interrumpir

choke up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o (block) [drain/pipe] obstruir*, atascar*, tapar (AmL) 1.1v + adv [colloquial/familiar] 2.1 (be unable to speak) I/she choked up se me/le hizo un nudo en la garganta, me ahogué/se ahogó (de la emoción) 2.2 (fail) (AmE) fallar

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There are 2 translations of choke in Spanish:

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afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more